Midwife on Call
“My dream is that every woman, everywhere, will know the joy of a truly safe, comfortable, and satisfying birth. - Marie Morgan”
As of December 2022 I have welcomed Silvia De Barros into my practice.
She is a well-experienced midwife with over 6 years of experience in the government sector, private and home births.
Silvia's heart lies in being an excellent midwife, supporting a mother during labour and assisting them to achieve the birth they have prayed for.
More about Silvia
I am 29 years old, born out of a Portuguese lineage in South Africa. Five of the six years I have spent working in a government setting where I learned obstetric and newborn emergency care. I have gained a lot of experience in caring and birthing high-risk and low-risk pregnancies. I believe to have the skills to comfortably assist you and your baby through the birthing process. I also have experience in home births and water births. I believe as a midwife that women have the capacity to have natural physiological births however sometimes medical interventions are needed to save the mommy or baby's life. Mom and babies’ health is my priority while I also believe that birth should be as trauma free as possible. As human beings, we are spirit, soul, and body and whatever happens in any of these dimensions of our beings influences our lives whether it is positive or negative. As a midwife, my approach to caring for you and your baby is a holistic view.
I have had the great privilege to be in private practice for the past 5 years, where I have assisted over 300 mothers during their labour process, this has been a great honor and blessing to be with mothers during labour and help them achieve the birth they have been praying for.
Currently, God is leading me unto an exciting new journey of working as a midwife in London for a season. I believe we can learn a lot from each other and we should also be ready to learn new skills and be updated with the latest research.
During this time our mothers are entrusted in the capable hands of Siliva and I wish you the most beautiful and blessed birth with her.
I will still remotely oversee most of the day-to-day running of the practice and therefore still be involved backstage.
Our journey will start with check-ups at 16, 24, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41 weeks at my office at Genesis Clinic on Wednesdays.
Normal & Water Births
I have extensive experience in Vaginal births and Water Births in the comfort of your home, or a Birth Center of your choice.
Post-Natal Home Visits
After your birth, I will visit you at home to check up on you and your little one. I will be there to answer any questions you have or help with anything you are struggling with.